The first table below looks at the demand for the WPF Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 196 178 134
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -44
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 14 19 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.30% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.33% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 86
Average daily rate £625 £563 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5961 5787 7412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.36% 92.86% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4275 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 120 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
WPF Developer
London

WPF Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

WPF Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF Developer across the City of London region.

WPF Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

WPF Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited WPF Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with WPF Developer in their job title.

1 53 (100.00%) WPF
2 51 (96.23%) C#
3 27 (50.94%) Front Office
3 27 (50.94%) .NET
4 23 (43.40%) Banking
5 18 (33.96%) Derivative
6 14 (26.42%) MVVM
7 12 (22.64%) Credit Derivative
7 12 (22.64%) TDD
8 10 (18.87%) Multithreading
9 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
9 9 (16.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (15.09%) WCF
11 7 (13.21%) .NET Framework
11 7 (13.21%) Low Latency
12 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (11.32%) Investment Banking
12 6 (11.32%) SQL
13 5 (9.43%) OO
13 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
13 5 (9.43%) Finance
13 5 (9.43%) Scrum
13 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (7.55%) BDD
14 4 (7.55%) Inversion of Control
14 4 (7.55%) Fixed Income
14 4 (7.55%) MVC
14 4 (7.55%) XAML
15 3 (5.66%) Risk Management

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited WPF Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with WPF Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.89%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) HTTP
1 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.89%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Blend
2 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.89%) CodeRush
2 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
General
1 27 (50.94%) Front Office
2 23 (43.40%) Banking
3 6 (11.32%) Investment Banking
4 5 (9.43%) Finance
5 2 (3.77%) Back Office
6 1 (1.89%) Legal
6 1 (1.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (100.00%) WPF
2 27 (50.94%) .NET
3 8 (15.09%) WCF
4 7 (13.21%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.66%) WinForms
5 3 (5.66%) HTML
5 3 (5.66%) HTML5
5 3 (5.66%) LINQ
6 2 (3.77%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.77%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (3.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (3.77%) Castle Windsor
6 2 (3.77%) REST
6 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.77%) Web Services
6 2 (3.77%) Middleware
6 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.77%) NHibernate
7 1 (1.89%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.96%) Derivative
2 12 (22.64%) Credit Derivative
3 9 (16.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (7.55%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (7.55%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.77%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.77%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.89%) Equities
6 1 (1.89%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (1.89%) Physics
6 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) MVVM
2 12 (22.64%) TDD
3 10 (18.87%) Multithreading
4 7 (13.21%) Low Latency
5 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.43%) OO
6 5 (9.43%) Scrum
6 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.55%) BDD
7 4 (7.55%) MVC
8 3 (5.66%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.66%) Web Development
8 3 (5.66%) OOD
9 2 (3.77%) CQRS
9 2 (3.77%) Feature Driven Development
9 2 (3.77%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (3.77%) Electronic Trading
9 2 (3.77%) Kanban
9 2 (3.77%) SOA
10 1 (1.89%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 51 (96.23%) C#
2 6 (11.32%) SQL
3 4 (7.55%) XAML
4 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.77%) Java
5 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.77%) VBA
6 1 (1.89%) Python
6 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.89%) C++
6 1 (1.89%) F#
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) Infragistics
3 1 (1.89%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.89%) Sybase
3 1 (1.89%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.89%) Tableau
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago